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Old 04-20-2018, 08:18 PM   #1
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gopro hero 3 housing cracked

my gopro hero 3 housing got a couple of hairline cracks on the black plastic that's in front of the lens with the 8 hex screws around it.
Max depth I took it was 40 feet, so I think it just failed on its own over time, after 5 years, but not many dives.
I doubt that I can just replace the black plastic frame. Material fatigue implies it's time to replace the whole housing.
I don't see it in GoPro's website. So the options are: used from ebay, or 3rd party.
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Old 04-20-2018, 09:06 PM   #2
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Re: gopro hero 3 housing cracked

I might have a spare. I'll let you know.
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Old 05-07-2018, 07:01 AM   #3
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Re: gopro hero 3 housing cracked

Have had very good results with these. No issues. Takes 3 weeks or so to get.

If you stay in this sport, and really apply yourself , in 10 years you might be the diver you think you are today.


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